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How to Grow:This shrub thrives in full sun and tolerates any well-draining soil. Although pruning is not necessary for fruit to emerge, we recommend lightly pruning horizontal branches to encourage new growth. The Goji Berries begin to ripen in early summer and we recommend hand-picking when they are a bright-red color and sweet to the taste. They are easy to plucked off and can be harvested by hand. We recommend fertilizing with an organic mixture in early spring, just as new growth begins.
|Common Name||Goji Berry Firecracker|
|Botanical Name||Lycium barbarum|
|Zones||5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||60-84" tall|
|Estimated Mature Spread||60-84" wide|
|Bloom Time||Harvest early summer to frost|
|Planting Depth||Keep the top of the root ball even with soil surface.|
|Ships As||Bare Root|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Well Draining|
|Additional Information||Firecracker is a thornless variety.|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.
You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.
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Comments about American Meadows Goji Berry Firecracker:
I wanted to try this but due to my neglect of planting asap and keeping them watered well it was a failure. Not AM issue but mine. Keeping it honest!
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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